Sea Chest Corrosion With Box Cooler Arrangement

The information contained within this post are referring a technical problem encountered in a number of fishing and offshore support vessels, which have reported sea water leakage at the top of sea chests, located in the engine room. The sea chest holds a box cooler and the leakage has been experienced at the bolt flange between the box cooler and the sea chest. As a result a number of vessels have needed to be taken into dry dock for unscheduled repairs.

2013.11.01 - Sea Chest Corrosion With Box Cooler Arrangement Figure 1

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